Tourist Traffic Act 1939

Applications for registration.


26.(1) The proprietor of any premises may apply to the Board for the registration of those premises in such register as he thinks proper and specifies in his application.

(2) Every application under this section for the registration of any premises shall—

(a) be made in writing in the prescribed form and manner,

(b) contain the prescribed particulars,

(c) be accompanied by such fee F29[] as shall be prescribed, and

(d) be also accompanied by a statement (in this Act referred to as a scale of charges) in the prescribed form of the charges which the applicant proposes to make for rooms, meals, and services provided in such premises during the period between such registration (if granted) and the then next following 31st day of December.




Deleted (15.11.1983) by Tourist Traffic Act 1983 (31/1983), s. 5(1), commenced on enactment.

Modifications (not altering text):


Transfer of certain Board functions under subs. (1) enabled (28.05.2003, establishment day) by National Tourism Development Authority Act 2003 (10/2003), s. 12(1)-(5) and sch. 2, subject to transitional provision in s. 38, effectively commenced by Establishment Day Order S.I. No. 204 of 2003. Sch. 2 refers to functions performable by contractor.

Agreements for performance of functions of Authority by persons other than Authority.

12.— (1) The Authority may enter into an agreement with another person (in this section referred to as a “contractor”) for the performance by that person of the functions of the Authority under the provisions specified in Schedule 2.



Application of section extended (17.12.1957) by Tourist Traffic Act 1957 (27/1957), s. 6, commenced on enactment.

Fee in the case of amended application for registration.

6.— Where—

(a) an application for registration is made to the Board under section 26 of the Act of 1939, and

(b) before a decision on the application has been reached by the Board, the application is amended so as to be for registration in a different register,

the fee paid in connection with the original application shall be applied by the Board towards the amount of the fee required under paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of the said section 26 to accompany an application for registration in such different register.


Application of section extended (3.07.1952) by Tourist Traffic Act 1952 (15/1952), s. 27, commenced on enactment.

Return of application fee.

27.—The fee sent with an application under section 26 or 29 of the Act of 1939, for the registration or renewal of the registration of premises may, on the request of the applicant and at the discretion of the Board, be repaid to the applicant unless, after the receipt of the fee, the premises have been inspected by an officer of the Board.

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: subs. (1) modified by Board’s power to contract out certain functions (5.07.1995) by Tourist Traffic Act 1995 (13/1995), s. 2 and sch; s. 2 repealed (28.05.2003) by National Tourism Development Authority Act 2003 (10/2003), s. 5 and sch. 1, S.I. No. 205 of 2003.